Business

Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Bob Elliot to launch in-house brand KranX

Bob Elliot & Co will launch its own brand, KranX, in March. KranX has been developed specifically with the IBD in mind and will initially cater to three sectors: tools, pedals and finishing kit. The brand will offer “self-selling” packaging, providing customers with more information about the products on the …

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Stile Products to distribute Carla Cargo trailers in North America

Carla Cargo Engineering has partnered with Stile Products, Tern’s North American distributor and subsidiary. Stile will distribute Carla Cargo’s heavy-duty cargo trailers to commercial customers looking for clean delivery options. “We’re thrilled to see more and more companies adopting a more sustainable form of transportation,” stated Carla Cargo founder Markus …

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Raleigh Bike Parts to distribute Met Helmets

Raleigh UK will be the exclusive distributor of Met Helmets in the UK and Ireland from 1st March. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Met in the UK market, bringing products of this calibre to our trade customers is an extremely rewarding experience,” said Raleigh UK brand manager Andrew …

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Saddleback adds Sportful to portfolio

Saddleback has partnered with Italian cyclewear company Sportful. For the summer 2020 collection, the distributor will continue to support the current retail base, along with Bora-Hansgrohe and The Sagan collection, while launching in full for autumn/winter 2020 later this year. It will also be offering a Sportful custom programme for …

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Body Rocket to launch direct force drag measurement device

Brighton-based sports tech start-up Body Rocket is set to launch the “world’s first” direct force drag meter. The new Body Rocket device, still in its final phase of development, has validated its on-the-road performance against the industry standard of wind tunnel testing at the University of Southampton. The testing was …

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MIPS reports net sales increase of 39% in 2019

MIPS has presented its year-end report for 2019, showing a net sales increase by 39%. The report shows a “continued and strengthened trust” in the brand, with a total of 103 brands and 583 helmet models on the market together with MIPS’ partner brands. “The MIPS brand is continuously being …

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What not to miss at iceBike* 2020

iceBike* 2020 is kicking off tomorrow, 18th February, taking place at the Marshall Arena:MK in Milton Keynes. The 14th edition of the show will run from 18th to 20th February. Shimano MY21 preview “You may have seen already, but for the first time ever at iceBike*, Shimano is offering attendees …

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